Agents for Change Training Workshop

CASSA's Agents for Change Workshop is designed to assist members of the South Asian communities to:

  • understand the challenges faced by the communities and labour sectors in ensuring equitable access to good jobs in Toronto;
  • know more about equity in employment;
  • understand how communities can get both the government and media for them;
  • learn strategies that will help communities to advocate for positive change [especially on an issue such as employment through temp agencies - Temp Agency legislation (Bill 139)]

Presenters for the workshop are :
John Cartwright,Toronto York Region Labour Council
Pedro Barata, Atkinson Foundation
Avvy Go, Metro Toronto Chinese and Southeast Asian Legal Clinic
Karen Dick, Workers Action Centre
Abimanyu Singam, Council of Agencies Serving South Asians (CASSA).

Saturday,  February 21, 2009
9:00 am to 4:00 pm

Labour Education Centre
15 Gervais Drive (Don Mills and Eglinton)
Toronto, M3C 1Y8

Admission: FREE
Breakfast and lunch will be provided.

To register and for more information, call CASSA at (416) 932-1359 X 17 or email at

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